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Title: Ultracold Superstrings in Atomic Boson-Fermion Mixtures

Abstract

We propose a setup with ultracold atomic gases that can be used to make a nonrelativistic superstring in four spacetime dimensions. In particular, we consider for the creation of the superstring a fermionic atomic gas that is trapped in the core of a vortex in a Bose-Einstein condensate. We explain the required tuning of experimental parameters to achieve supersymmetry between the fermionic atoms and the bosonic modes describing the oscillations in the vortex position. Furthermore, we discuss the experimental consequences of supersymmetry.

Authors:
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  1. Institute for Theoretical Physics, Utrecht University, Leuvenlaan 4, 3584 CE Utrecht (Netherlands)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20699687
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 25; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.250401; (c) 2005 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ATOMS; BOSE-EINSTEIN CONDENSATION; BOSONS; FERMIONS; GASES; OSCILLATIONS; SPACE-TIME; SUPERSTRING MODELS; SUPERSYMMETRY; TRAPPING; VORTICES

Citation Formats

Snoek, Michiel, Haque, Masudul, Vandoren, S., and Stoof, H.T.C. Ultracold Superstrings in Atomic Boson-Fermion Mixtures. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.250401.
Snoek, Michiel, Haque, Masudul, Vandoren, S., & Stoof, H.T.C. Ultracold Superstrings in Atomic Boson-Fermion Mixtures. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.250401.
Snoek, Michiel, Haque, Masudul, Vandoren, S., and Stoof, H.T.C. Fri . "Ultracold Superstrings in Atomic Boson-Fermion Mixtures". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.250401.
@article{osti_20699687,
title = {Ultracold Superstrings in Atomic Boson-Fermion Mixtures},
author = {Snoek, Michiel and Haque, Masudul and Vandoren, S. and Stoof, H.T.C.},
abstractNote = {We propose a setup with ultracold atomic gases that can be used to make a nonrelativistic superstring in four spacetime dimensions. In particular, we consider for the creation of the superstring a fermionic atomic gas that is trapped in the core of a vortex in a Bose-Einstein condensate. We explain the required tuning of experimental parameters to achieve supersymmetry between the fermionic atoms and the bosonic modes describing the oscillations in the vortex position. Furthermore, we discuss the experimental consequences of supersymmetry.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.95.250401},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 25,
volume = 95,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Fri Dec 16 00:00:00 EST 2005}
}